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Greater Greensboro Open

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The first Greater Greensboro Open was played March 26, 1938, with a total purse of $5,000. Sam Snead, an up-and-coming West Virginia golfer, won the top prize of $1,200. Today, the tournament attracts the world's greatest golfers, celebrities like Bob Hope, galleries of 75,000 golf enthusiasts, and top prize money. It is one of North Carolina's and one of the Southeast's top sports attractions.